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Philadelphia to ‘Host’ Virtual International Jewish Genealogy Conference

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Back in the day — the distant past of the 1980s and ‘90s — amateur genealogists would have to trek to their local city...

National News

Sierra Club Reschedules Israel Trips That it Canceled Under Pressure from Pro-Palestinian Groups

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Five months after canceling its planned trips to Israel, the Sierra Club has quietly posted a new excursion to Israel for next year.
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Texas School District Orders Librarians to Remove a Version of Anne Frank’s Diary from...

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A school district in suburban Fort Worth, Texas, has ordered its librarians to remove an illustrated adaptation of “The Diary of Anne Frank."

With Climate Bill Passed, Democrats Deliver on Top Policy Concern for American Jews

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The passage of a milestone climate bill means major progress on a policy issue that American Jews rank above all others

Arts

Evan, a bar mitzvah boy in suit and tallit, is standing on the bimah surrounded by his family and rabbi.

‘13: The Musical’ A Blemished Coming-of-Age

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Becoming a bar or bat mitzvah signifies the entry into Jewish adulthood, but it hardly means you’re a grown-up.  With patchy mustaches and voices that...

‘My Unorthodox Life’ Family Wins $25,000 for Anti-Child Marriage Group on ‘Celebrity Family Feud’

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On Netflix’s “My Unorthodox Life,” both Julia Haart ...
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OCJAC Debuts Exhibit for Tisha, Tu B’Av

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Old City Jewish Arts Center is interested in exploring new beginnings this month in more ways than one. On Aug. 5, the space celebrated its...

Sierra Club Reschedules Israel Trips That it Canceled Under Pressure from Pro-Palestinian Groups

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Five months after canceling its planned trips to Israel, the Sierra Club has quietly posted a new excursion to Israel for next year.

5 Americans Among 8 Shot in Jerusalem Terror Attack

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Jewish communities in two countries were reeling this weekend after a shooting just outside the Old City of Jerusalem left eight wounded.

Ben & Jerry’s Fears its New Israeli Owner Could Sell ‘Judea and Samaria’ Ice...

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Could the new owner of Ben & Jerry’s Israeli business interests rename a flavor “Judea and Samaria”?